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In late stage Parkinson’s disease, as much as 80% of total costs of disease are due to indirect costs such as loss of income from patient and caregivers and poor quality of life.

Dowding, Clare H., Claire L. Shenton, and Sam S. Salek. A Review of the Health-Related Quality of Life and Economic Impact of Parkinson’s Disease. Drugs Aging. 2006; 23(9): 693-721. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17020395

Reference

Title
A Review of the Health-Related Quality of Life and Economic Impact of Parkinson’s Disease
Publication
Drugs Aging
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Dowding, Clare H., Claire L. Shenton, and Sam S. Salek
Volume & Issue
Volume 23, Issue 9
Pages
693-721
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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